A new study suggests the tech world might not be a boys' club after all. But do the stats give false hope to an industry some say is rife with sexism and double standards? Crave's Bonnie Burton explores.
Everyone knows that talented, young software engineers are getting handed bags of money these days. But older tech workers are also finding it easier to get hired in the Valley.
Survey from online job site Dice found that a sizable chunk of IT pros surveyed would accept a 10 percent salary cut for the opportunity to telecommute.
Amid a "new focus in its strategic direction" as it struggles to deliver a compelling message to the market, the company conducts layoffs and cuts 401(k) matching.
Open source has evolved dramatically in the past few years, as IT and business strategists have rushed to embrace it.
If you want a date, learn PHP or Squeak. If you want a job, you might want to focus on Java, .Net, Oracle, and other boring old enterprise technologies.
Most of the declines were in full-time positions, according to a report from tech career site Dice.com.
This story inadvertently gave an incorrect number for the tech job postings at Dice.com in February 2008. The actual number for that month was 94,423. The percentages that stem from that number also have been corrected.
No surprise: Companies are relying on contractors in increasing numbers. But optimists point out that could be a harbinger of an improving tech employment picture.
Despite a horrendous economy and an unrelenting tide of layoffs, technology salaries rose an average of 4.6 percent last year, according to survey results released by Dice.com.